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India Considering Phased Roll Out of Central Bank Digital Currency

India’s central bank is considering launching a digital currency, according to a top executive, giving a clear indication of its intentions for the first time after previously stating that it was studying the idea. T Rabi Sankar, the deputy governor of Reserve Bank of India, said at a conference today that the central bank is […]

JPMorgan Gives Its Clients Access To Bitcoin and Ethereum

US-based investment banking giant JPMorgan, led by crypto skeptic Jamie Dimon, reportedly allows its financial advisors to help all its wealth management clients invest in crypto funds. The news came via an internal memo that said clients can now trade five different crypto trusts from providers such as Grayscale Investments to Osprey Fund, Business Insider […]

Bitcoin sell-off continues as BTC nears $31K ahead of Powell’s speech

Bitcoin’s (BTC) price continued its downtrend Wednesday ahead of the testimony from United States Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. The spot BTC/USD exchange rate fell to its 17-day low of $31,600 following a 3.46% intraday dip. Meanwhile, CME futures tied to the pair plunged 3.41% to $31,515, extending their week-to-date losses to 9.5%. FIND OUT […]

Anheuser-Busch Taps Vaynerchuk to Lead Beer Giant’s ‘Long-Term’ NFT Play

A non-fungible token (NFT) of Bud Light’s blue knight yelling “Dilly Dilly”? Maybe so. The beer king’s parent company is about to go big on NFTs. Anheuser-Busch InBev is planning a major ramp-up of its NFT crossover content, Richard Oppy, the company’s vice president of global brands, told CoinDesk. He said the Budweiser brand is […]

3 More Chinese Provinces Shutter Crypto Mines as Clampdown Continues

Three provinces in China have joined a growing list of jurisdictions in the country that have ordered a halt to crypto mining amid a nationwide crackdown on the industry. Heifi Online, a Chinese state-owned website in Anhui, reported Wednesday that the province will “clean up and shut down” crypto mines to avoid an imminent power […]

ECB Starts Digital Euro Project With Two-Year Investigation & Bitcoin Bashing

The European Central Bank (ECB) has just announced that Eurosystem has formally launched its central bank digital currency (CBDC) project to prepare “for the possible issuance of a digital euro.” Once again, the central bank used another chance to claim that its CBDC is going to be better than decentralized Bitcoin (BTC). The Governing Council […]

Israel to welcome 11th president with oath of office on NFT

Given nonfungible tokens’ (NFT) ability to digitally represent a wide set of assets, the underlying technology has found itself with numerous use cases including property and digital collectibles. One of its newest use cases comes from Israel, where the government has decided to welcome President-elect Isaac Herzog with an NFT oath. The NFT is a […]